Category Archive: News

Feb 13

CfP 3rd Transforming Care 2017 Conference, Milan 26-28 June 2017

The 3rd Transforming Care Conference “Innovation and Sustainability” will be held at Polytechnic of Milan, Italy 26-28 June 2017. The call for abstracts is open. Deadline for abstracts is March 25th 2017 The conference focusses on care policies and practices for children, older people and people with disabilities. The conferences series will be held every two years, alternatively in …

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Feb 10

PostDoc position at at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

The Institute of Politics and Social Policy at the Johannes Kepler University invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral tenure track position. The position is for six years initially and will turn into a professorship of Political Science (§ 99) upon completion of the requirements specified in a tenure track agreement. Job Profile: Political Science with …

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Jan 30

PhD Position and PostDoc at Tübingen

Invitation for Applications:  2 positions (1 PhD and 1 Post Doc)  at the newly established Chair of Comparative and Applied Public Policy the University of Tübingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science in the area of comparative social policy or social rights of EU migrant citizens. Both positions start 1 October 2017 Application Deadline 15 …

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Jan 24

Fully funded DPhil Scholarship in Socal Policy at Oxford

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford has 3-year graduate scholarship on topics related to a new ERC-funded project. The successful candidate will work together with Dr. Erdem Yörük on his ERC-funded project that investigates the political causes of welfare state development in emerging market economies. Candidates with MSc degree in social …

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Jan 04

The 2017 Annual ESPAnet Conference – The Call for Papers is open

The Conference “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” September 14 – 16  in Lisbon, Portugal. There are 29 proposed streams and abtracts may be submitted until March 15th 2017. Information about the conference can be found at:  ESPAnet Conference 2017 On the page ESPAnet 2017 – Streams a fuller description of the stream will appear when clicking on …

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Dec 30

JESP -Journal of European Social Policy – is looking for new editor/s

A new Editor or Editorial team is now sought for JESP. The Editor(s) will be under contract to SAGE Publications and will work closely with the JESP Editorial Board. Deadline for applications is 31 March 2017.  The Journal is an interdisciplinary forum for research, scholarship and debate on social policy developments in Europe (and beyond), in particular …

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Dec 21

2 positions at MZES University of Mannheim, Germany

The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim offers 2 positions. Deadline Applications for both: February 1, 2017   – Postdoc position in social sciences with a focus on methods in politcal science.  – Guest fellowship with a focus on Turkey.   The postdoc position is at the Centre’s Data and Methods Unit. The …

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Dec 15

Conference & PhD Workshop in Helsinki Finland in May 2017

One-day International Conference May 19th 2017 organized by The Finnish Centre for Pensions. May 17-19 2017 PhD Student Workshop also in Helsinki Finland. Deadline for workshop Applications: 1 February 2017   The Conference: Changing Labour Markets, Life-course and Pensions is May 19th 2017 In which ways do labour market flexibilisation and subsequent life-course effects challenge pension provision …

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Dec 08

CfP. Japan Association for Social Policy Studies (JASPS) Conference June 3-4 2017, Tokyo

JASPS invites ESPAnet members to present papers at the JASPS 134th Biannual Conference in Tokyo on June 3-4 2017, at Meisei University in Tokyo. Deadline for paper proposal 16 January 2017. JASPS is one of the oldest academic associations in Japan in the areas of labor/industrial relations and social policy studies, and started exchanges of …

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Nov 22

Call for Applications 10 positions for Early-Stage Researchers BIGSSS in Bremen Germany

BIGSSS invites applications for its International 42 month PhD program starting September 2017 in Bremen Germany. Deadline for applications January 31, 2017        The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences invites applications for its PhD program BIGSSS-departs (doctoral education in partnerships). It is part of the COFUND scheme funded by the European Commission under the Framework …

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